Men and women lose bone density as they age. Try these proven bone-strengthening exercises to complement diet and supplements.
One of the biggest things I’ve heard from female clients as well as the general population is that lifting weights will make them bulky. Despite how many articles or interviews dispel that fact, the myth continues to prevail. However, the strength work that a typical woman does is not enough to cause bulky, “manly” muscles. […]
May might be nearly over, however National Osteoporosis Month highlights a national health issue that affects more than 50 million Americans. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body does not make enough bone, or when the body loses too much of it. These issues can also happen simultaneously. According to the National Osteoporosis […]
If you’re here on the Cal-EZ blog, I’m guessing you care about bone health. As I’m sure you know, Calcium and Vitamin D are essential to maximizing bone strength. What many women don’t realize is their bones reach maximum mineral density and strength around age 30. This means your diet (ie what you eat and […]
Many of us don’t get enough calcium and vitamin D, especially during the winter months when there isn’t enough sunlight to stimulate the production of vitamin D from our skin. Vitamin D and calcium are critical for bone health, particularly during adolescence and after age 50. Vitamin D actually helps your body absorb more calcium […]
The holidays can be a stressful time. Packing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, while often enjoyable, can also seem overwhelming. Trying to maintain a workout schedule in the midst of all of this can also add extra stress and may cause you to abandon it entirely. The good news is working out […]
#trackpictuesday Always feel blessed to call myself a #TeamNB girl! A photo posted by Sarah Brown (@sarahmb15) on Sep 8, 2015 at 4:15pm PDT Elite runner Sarah Brown made headlines for competing in the Olympic trials nearly four months after giving birth to her first daughter. As a runner, she overcame incredible training obstacles and accomplished […]
When thinking of vitamins, we usually think that we have to take something in order to achieve the recommended daily allowance our body requires of them. Usually this means either diet or supplementation. But it’s important to remember that there is a unique vitamin that does not require such avenues, and that’s vitamin D.
One day while lifting weights with a girlfriend she mentioned how lifting can strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. I was a little taken aback because this was a fact I did not remember from all those health classes they make you take in school. I looked it up, and she was right. The National Institute […]
Absorption of your calcium supplement is crucial for getting enough calcium into your body for it to work. Anything you eat has to be digested in order to be absorbed. When we eat food, chewing is the first step in absorption because it breaks food into smaller bits, saturates it with saliva which moistens it, and […]